Software Quality Insights

November 2008

  • Agile software development failures

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 26 Nov 2008
  • Like software projects that use other development methodologies, agile projects can fail. They fail when agile development practices aren't understood and/or aren't followed. And they fail when ...

  • Protecting data in software testing environments

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 19 Nov 2008
  • When you think about application or software security, you usually think about the bad guys outside your company trying to get in. But just as often, if not more, the danger comes from within with ...

  • Guerrilla-style agile software development

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 13 Nov 2008
  • Say the word "agile" and people immediately have a reaction. Those in favor of it see it as an efficient way to create software that users actually want. Those against it see it as "cowboy" or ...

  • Green computing

    Colin Smith - PetSmart 03 Nov 2008
  • Virtualization, considered a cost-savings technology, is getting "greened up." Increasingly groups and industry experts are talking about the ecological benefits of virtualization. By reducing a ...